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Photo Exhibition at WKU Will Be Featured on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ This Weekend

This is pretty cool. Pulitzer-prize winning photojournalist Renee' C. Byer has the unique talent of capturing real life in all parts of the world. This experience plays heavily in her interactive photo collection, "Living on a Dollar a Day: The lives and faces of the world's poor". This collection exhibit, currently on display at WKU in Bowling Green, will be featured in a segment on "CBS Sunday Morning" this weekend. 

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WKU Student Stages Epic ‘Hamilton’ Themed Marriage Proposal [VIDEO]

I have a late entry for National Proposal Day, and it's very clever. Western Kentucky University student Elijah Essa and his fiancee' Sarah Burnett are huge fans of the Tony-winning musical Hamilton. On February 13th, Elijah gathered a big group of the couple's friends at Van Meter Hall to stage a marriage proposal, complete with choreography, set in the world of Hamilton. 

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All-Gender Restrooms At WKU This Fall

Western Kentucky University is changing four of its all-family bathrooms on campus to all-gender status this fall.

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WKU Tops Kentucky 35-26 in Season Opener for Both

History repeated itself Saturday night at LP Field in Nashville when, for the second year in a row, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers began their football season with a victory over the Kentucky Wildcats.

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Paging Dr. Brackett! (YouTube)
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Emergency! Emergency! WKU Needs Help Beating the Kansas Jayhawks Tonight [VIDEO]

When I was a kid, there was a show that ran seven years on NBC called Emergency! It was an action-adventure medical drama about the Los Angeles Fire Department's Station 51 and Rampart Hospital and how the staffs of each worked to rescue people and save lives.

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Despite Petrino Hire, WKU Athletics Seem to Be in a Precarious Position [VIDEO]

Western Kentucky University, my alma mater, has a new head football coach. He is former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino, famous, recently, for a motorcycle ride with a lovely woman who wasn't his wife.

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“Ghost Hunters” Comes to WKU [Video]

This Wednesday, Ghost Hunters is airing an episode filmed at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.  We have a sneak preview for you here at WBKR.com.  Take a look at "Higher Dead-ucation!"

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Western Kentucky Honors Owensboro High School Students

Western Kentucky University honored  students from various Owensboro area high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 29

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L-R: Claire Donahue (with back to camera), Dana Vollmer. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
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WKU Swimmer Qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team

With the conclusion of the women's 100-meter butterfly in the 2012 Olympic swimming trials, Olympic gold medalist Dana Vollmer will be joined by Western Kentucky University's Claire Donahue on the U.S. Olympic Swim Team! (Cue Jaclyn singing the WKU fight song in the background.)

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Robert LeGrand, Jessica Howard, Zachary Daugherty
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Three Area ROTC Students Among Twenty Commissioned at WKU

The Members of the Hilltopper Battalion Army ROTC unit develop a special bond during their four years at Western Kentucky University. That’s especially evident for 20 Army ROTC cadets who will be commissioned as second lieutenants May 11-12 during WKU’s Commencement Weekend...

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Kentucky Youth Chorale Has Sung in England and Soon in Owensboro

The Kentucky Youth Chorale is performing their spring concert, FLOWER POWER, at Third Baptist Church in Owensboro at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22nd.  The concert is free and open to the public.  Come hear our arrangements of the music of the 60’s and 70’s.  The Kentucky Youth Chorale is Western Kentucky’s Youth Choir of note.  Students audition for this select group which was chosen to sing in London, England and Canterbury Cathedral last summer.

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Owensboro Student to Bike Across USA for Alzheimer’s Awareness

An Owensboro student will join a group of 11 Western Kentucky University students to embark on a bike trip across the United States to raise awareness and funding for the Alzheimer’s Association.

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